Authors: NURSEL AŞAN, İRFAN ALBAYRAK, TARKAN YORULMAZ, SİNAN İNCİ
Abstract: This study is based on the G-banding karyotype of 2 sibling bat species Myotis myotis (Borkhausen, 1797) (Greater Mouse-eared Myotis) and M. blythii (Tomes, 1857) (Lesser Mouse-eared Myotis) distributed in Turkey. G-banding karyotypes showed that the 2 taxa possessed identical G-banded chromosome arms. It was concluded that G-banded chromosomes are not sufficient as a diagnostic character for separating M. myotis from M. blythii.
Keywords: Myotis myotis, Myotis blythii, G-banding, Turkey
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